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Polyp Removal Research Study
The goal of the study is to find ways to improve the method by which we remove polyps. We are comparing two different ways – cold snare and jumbo forceps.
In order to participate you must meet the following criteria:
- Are scheduled for a colonoscopy at Rush University Medical Center or Rush Oak Park Hospital for screening or surveillance purposes.
- Are over the age of 40.
You will be excluded from the study if any of the following criteria apply to you:
- Are currently on an anticoagulant/blood thinner.
- Have a diagnosis of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).
- Have a personal history of colorectal cancer (CRC).
This is a partial list of inclusion and exclusion criteria.